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The porbeagle, also known as the mackerel shark, is a heavy-built shark with a distinctly pointed snout. Some people refer to them as 'nose sharks'. Porbeagles eat all kinds of fish, from herring and mackerel to benthic fish. Every once in a while, they'll even take a bite of a scuba diver.


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